Editorial Focus: Send us your best stories and essays, whether experimental, traditional, or something in between. One Story. Download the complete set of rules; Register for the competition through this link. Short summary up to words of the story: characters, key plot points, ending; Where the entry fits in your story e. There may also be several Highly Commended places in both competitions. They are also a head to foot.
Skip to main content. Information will soon be so easy to find on the internet that people will not need to remember anything. Do you agree? Nowadays all the information we could ever need is available online and some people say that means the end of having to learn anything.
To paraphrase Brooks Hatlen : the world has got itself in a big damn hurry. But no matter how quickly you can make a million, order a pizza through your TV or die of swine flu, achieving notability is still usually a process, rarely an event. An encyclopedia should not begin to move at lightning speed to keep up with the rat race. Indeed, as a record of history it must necessarily be a few steps behind current events, watching, listening, pondering, arguing, digesting the output of humanity.
Mikhaeyla Kopievsky is an Australian speculative fiction author. She is the author of the Divided Elements series and an upcoming gothic novel set in Tasmania. On August 14, , Rice was there visiting his brothers when the power went out. This time, it was not the kind of local power failure many reserves are accustomed to.